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America on the retreat?

In January 2017, United States President Donald Trump signed an executive order to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), undoing his predecessor Barack Obama’s...

Slow to lower prices

Go figure how gasoline stations in Bulacan and other provinces are able to consistently sell gasoline and diesel about four pesos cheaper per liter...

Negativity

Business process outsourcing (BPO) in the Philippines is filled with positivity. To start with, the industry currently employs about 1.15 million people, according to...

Same-sex marriage, anyone?

This week, the Supreme Court will conduct a historic oral argument over a petition seeking to legally recognize same-sex marriage — a matter that...

The law giveth, the church taketh

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has warned that priests found carrying guns for self-protection, even those facing actual death threats, will...

Homeless amid idle houses

There are at least 3 million people in the country who are homeless. The government, the National Housing Authority (NHA) in particular, has a...

No More Delay

The announcement that concerned government agencies are ready to implement subsidies to the poor as part of the safety net features of the Tax...

To stop a loan shark

Impoverished farmers, fishermen and ordinary wage earners can’t help but turn to loan sharks to settle their financial problems. But after securing loans from 5-6...

Flying high

‘Local aerospace parts factories, which employ some 3,000 workers, are forecast to produce $2.5 billion worth of products by 2022’ Last June 4 to 6,...